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Larval mosquito control operations to take place today and Friday in Morris County

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – With the aid of the State Mosquito Control Commission, Morris County Mosquito Control will be applying granular larvicide to the Passaic, Rockaway, and Whippany River flood plains with a helicopter today.

The larval mosquito control operations are scheduled for Thursday, August 26 and Friday, August 27 between approximately 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Parts of the following townships will be treated:

  • East Hanover Township
  • Lincoln Park Borough
  • Montville Township
  • Parsippany-Troy Hills
  • Florham Park Borough
  • Chatham Township
  • Chatham Borough

Mosquito larvae are the immature stage of the flying adult mosquito and the larval habitat is standing water.  This operation will not be treating adult mosquitoes.

The product being used is VectobacGs.

Any one with questions, can call the Morris County Mosquito Control office at 973-285-6450.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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